Musician Spotlight: Austin Derryberry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Sun, Aug 12 1:00 pm
Austin Derryberry has played old-time fiddle since age five. He has won local and regional old-time fiddle championships, including the Old-Time Fiddler of the South honor at the 2015 Great Southern Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention and the Alabama State Old-Time Fiddle Champion title at the 2015 Tennessee Valley Fiddlers’ Convention. Derryberry is learning to make violins under the mentorship of luthier Jean Horner as part of the Tennessee Arts Commission Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, an initiative designed to promote the survival, evolution, and expansion of Tennessee’s diverse folk traditions. Ford Theater.